Part I Local Tracks: Exhibition Culture
Chapter 1: The Local Entertainment Scene
Chapter 2: The Crisis of Total War and New Audiences
Part II The Front at Home: Cinema and the Homefront Imagination
Chapter 5: Anonymity and Recognition: The Roll of Honour Films 1914-1917
Chapter 6: Education or Entertainment?: Public and Private Interpretations of Battle of the Somme (1916)
Part III. Artful and Instructive: Respectability and the 'Superfilms'
Chapter 7: "A Soul Stirring Appeal to Every Briton": The Reception of The Birth of a Nation (1915-16)
Chapter 8: "A Spectacle That Thrills and Appalls": Thomas Ince's Civilization
Part IV: Chaplin and the Transformative Properties of Comedy
Chapter 9: Chaplin: "A Transatlantic Vernacular"
Chapter 10: "Imagine Charlie At the Front" Shoulder Arms (1918)